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Welcome to the home of Military Fighting Knives.   Many of you know us through our old knife lists and we appreciate your continued support.   If you collect fighting knives we think you'll enjoy what we have to offer.  From the common to the rare and historic, we cater to every collector.   We hope you enjoy this site and will visit it often.   Please feel free to contact John at  jrg@woh.rr.com  or Gary at  zruleford@aol.com  if you have questions or need assistance.   Click here to see our Terms of Sale.

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SOLD ITEMS:   All knives are available when the site is updated and are sold on a first-come first-serve basis. As knives are spoken for I immediately mark them sold.
LAST UPDATE:  17 AUG 2014

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The following items are being sold by Gary Ruleford    zruleford@aol.com

            

 

 

2.      Consignment ~ GJ ~ Wood handled Fighting Knife with a 5 ¼” blade made in the style of a Hitler Youth Knife Blade.  Ricasso marked “WHITBY” (?).  Made in Solingen.  Handle is wood with copper, steel plates fitted into handle.  Load washer at guard added for weight.  Lots of time and work in this one.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3574.JPG                       $305

 

3.      Consignment ~ GJ ~ Lucite Theater Handle Dagger.  Metal scabbard appears to be a converted bayonet blade and scabbard.  7 ½” blade with a 4 ¾” false edge.  6 ½” clear handle.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3577.JPG                       $140

         

4.      Consignment ~ GJ ~ Theater made knife with leather handle and large brass skull crusher. 6” double edged blade.  Riveted sheath.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3580.JPG                       $155     

 

5.      Consignment ~ GJ ~ WWII Era E.G. Waterman Knife with a handle converted to a large aluminum cast handle.  Handle is coffin shaped with a skeleton on both sides.  7 ¼” blade.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3583.JPG                       $305

 

6.      Vietnam Era Kabar 1207.  Near mint condition knife and scabbard.  No box.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3521.JPG                       $129

 

7.      WWI Era 1917 Remington Bayonet for 1917 Eddystone and Winchester rifles.  U.S. marked pommel, handles and guard are in about 95% condition.  Uncoated blade is absolutely unsharpened condition, but has freckling along the blade and in the fuller.  No scabbard.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3528.JPG                       $129

           

8.      Korean War Era US M-4 Kinfolks Inc. M-1 carbine bayonet conversion to wood handle.  Appears unissued since arsenal rework.  Parkerized blade has one small nick.  Proper painted guard and pommel show some slight flaking.  Proper M8 A-1 period scabbard.  Excellent plus condition overall.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3509.JPG                       $220

    

9.      Consignment DM ~ Missing a Western Vietnam Bowie sheath?  Here is a good one for sale; very clean, all leather lacings and rivets are in great shape. 

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3473.JPG                       $82 

                 

10.  Consignment DM ~ Western G46-6 Shark blue blade, full blade, nice handle but the guard is loose.  Not a high grade knife.  Rough overall.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3471.JPG                       $98

 

11.  Consignment DCM~ Aussie/New Zealand Knuckle Knife.  5 ¾” double edge blade has freckling patina, but no pitting.  Blade has been sharpened.  Blade marked AKE REGD.  Handle is in excellent condition.  No sheath.  NOTE:  NO PAYPAL ON THIS ITEM.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3398.JPG                       $300

 

12.  Consignment DCM~ Rehandled M-3 Blade marked Camillus.  Blued or parkerized blade unsharpened.  Handle consists of 37 colored and aluminum spacers with 12 clear Lucite or other plastic spacers.  Seen through the spacers are a series of red, white and blue spool type piece in alternate colors that show through the clear spacers.  Front of handle is aluminum semi guard in black of standard bent metal guard.  Butt is nicely form aluminum saddle horn.  Long grip.  Comes with the US M-8 A1 sheath.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3406.JPG                       $515

 

13.  US M-4 Case M-1 Carbine Bayonet.  Blade retains about 98% of its finish.  Extremely nice example of the limited use rubber handle.  Blade shows some VERY careful sharpening.  M8-A1 scabbard.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3384.JPG                       $206

 

14.  WWII American Fork & Hoe Bayonet.  Full blade appears refinished with some sharpening visible under the finish.  Black handles. 

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3351.JPG                       $88

 

15.  Consignment JB ~ This knife is a period copy of a WWII Stone Knife. Likely made aboard another WWII ship. with a Patton saber tip used for a blade.  Stone Jr. feels that it may have been made from a casting of his anniversary knife.  The owner feels that it is a period shipboard copy made during WWII, and that it is NOT a knife made currently in Washington State.  I am offering it for consignment; YOU will be the final judge.  NOTE:  NO PAYPAL ON THIS ITEM.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3301.JPG                       $720

 

16.  Consignment GS~ U.S. M3 Imperial, Blade Marked.  Tight guard.  Excellent handle, tight pommel.  Finish has been removed from blade, then polished.  Blade is 6 ¾”, with no rust or pitting.  Viner Bro. M-6 scabbard is very nice with 1 rivet missing at the throat.  Snap strap works fine.  Original leg tie down in place.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3239.JPG                       $710

 

17.  Consignment GS~ WWII Kabar 6” Commando.  5 7/8” bright blade appears to be unsharpened except for the ¾” tip where some sharpening is evident.  Original scabbard is very nice and is intact.  Guard, handle and pommel are tight.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3250.JPG                       $155              

 

18.  Consignment GS~ WWII 3rd Pattern F/S.  Guard marked “ENGLAND.”  Pommel area marked with “1”.  6 ¾” blade has some sharpening and some light pitting, about 70% blue.  Replaced scabbard.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3255.JPG                       $185

 

19.  Consignment GS~ WWII theater US M-3 Case , Guard marked ,   Full blade, guard and birdshead pommel are polished bright.  Smooth leather handle.  Unmarked M-6 style  scabbard.  All near mint.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3150.JPG                       $309

                     

20.  US M-6 Bayonet, Aerial Cutlery Co.  New in original box and wrapper.  Package dated May 1961.  Bayonet only—no scabbard was shipped in this package.  Package has been carefully opened. 

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3100.JPG                       $103

        

21.  Consignment RR~ Spanish American War Dagger (possibly older) appears to be of Spanish colonial descent, given the three sided blade, no hollow grind, deep cusp on the scabbard mounts.  It is likely that this knife had a frog or a chain hanger.  Blade is 12 ¼” long and does have some small pitting spots on both sides of the blade.  Wood handle is wire wrapped.  Brass “S” guard, ferrel and pommel cap.  I’m guessing that the scabbard is pigskin over wood with brass mounts.  Knife is 16 ¾” overall and very well balanced.  There have been examples of this knife with American Eagles engraved on the blade. Subic Bay has been a host to the World’s Navies for over 400 years.  Given this knives age of 100-200 years old, it is in excellent condition.  And it is a very interesting piece of U.S. Military history.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/2836.JPG                       $515

 

22.  Consignment JH~ Vietnam Era Extremely Rare “Shining Brass” Buffalo Bill Presentation Knife.  Engraved blade reads, “SSG KENNETH GARDENER,  FOB #2,  1966-1967”.   As you know, “Shining Brass” was the project designation for clandestine incursions into Laos by SOG.  (Silvey, Vietnam, Pgs. 46, 47, 49.  9 ¾” blade is polished on the engraved side.  Plated on both sides.  Excellent plus condition.  Spots on the blade are not rust or pitting, just spots. 

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/2698.JPG                       $1915

                             

23.  Consignment JH~ Chrome 5th Special Forces Group Presentation Stiletto with original scabbard.  Knife is 100%.  Sheath has snap strap broken.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/2534.JPG                       $906

 

24.  Consignment JH~ Randall Model 14—Late 70’s-early 80’s knife---The Stainless marked “Sawback” blade is 7 1/2” long and has some very light sharpening marks along the cutting edge. There are some minor scratches towards the tip. It has the optional forward curved double hilt and a single finger grip micarta handle with thong hole. It comes with a nice Johnson rough back sheath with an orange stone.----Nice Randall.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/2537.JPG                       $808

 

 

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The following items are being sold by John Gibson  jrg@woh.rr.com

"Note: I Am Always Interested In Buying Your Collection"

 

1.  SOLD---------------------------------------WWII M3 Blade Dated Camillus with M6 Milsco-----Exc Plus----The blade is 6 3/4" long with light sharpening marks along the cutting edge and false edge. It retains 98% original finish. The leather handle is exc plus with no damage. The pommel is double pinned with the ordnance mark. It comes with the original M6 Milsco scabbard that is complete. The leather is supple and the snap works fine. Ref: Cole III pg 96 #6 and pg 106 #3------Very Nice Set-------$ 875.00
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2.  WWII Case V-44 Survival Knife----Exc Plus----The blade is 93/8" long and in excellent condition. The handle is also in excellent condition with one ding on the butt end corner. It comes with the original scabbard with a couple edge cuts near the tip from the blade. Ref: Cole III pg 137 #2-------$ 350.00
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3.  Vietnam Special Forces "Square" Tip Bolo-----The blade is 9" long and in excellent condition. It has some sharpening marks along the cutting edge otherwise it is in Exc Plus condition. The wood handle is in exc plus condition with no damage. It comes with the original wood insert scabbard that is also in excellent condition. The only damage is the cut grip strap. Ref: Cole III pg 168-----Nice Rare Bolo-----$ 650.00
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4.  WWII Mark 1 Geneva Forge----Minty----The blade is 5 1/4" long with some light scratch marks at the tip. The blade retains 98% original parkerized finish. The leather handle is in minty condition with a couple minor dings. It comes with a mint USN MK1 scabbard. Ref: Cole III pg 82 #25--------Nice-----$ 210.00
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5.  SOLD---------------------------------------WWII M3 Guard Marked ACC----The chrome plated blade is 6 5/8" long with a slightly rounded tip. The chrome plated guard has the Aerial mark. The leather handle is in excellent condition. The pommel has the ordnance mark. It comes with an early M8 scabbard with a chromed or polished throat. The snap works fine and includes the original leather tie down. I would suspect it was brought home and chrome plated for a souvenir. Ref: Cole III pg 97 #25-----Scarce M3---------$ 155.00
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6.  Vietnam Camillus Pilots Knife---Minty-----The blade is 5" long and unused. It is marked "Camillus / N.Y." at the ricasso. The leather handle is unused. It comes with a scarce sew-in style scabbard that is complete. Ref: Cole III pg 148 #3-----Early Knife-----$ 125.00
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7.  SOLD-------------------------------------Buckmaster 185 LT----Minty----The blade is 7" long and unused. It has the Buck 185 mark at the ricasso. The skeletal handle is rubber coated. It comes with the original Buck marked scabbard. When the Navy Seals complained about the Buckmaster 184 being too heavy, Buck developed the "LT" model. It was made for only one year.------Scarce-----$ 350.00
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8. WWII Western Shark Knife----The bright blade is 6" long with some light sharpening marks. It has the Western mark at the ricasso. The leather handle has a couple dings. It comes with the original Western double-stitch scabbard. It has some stitching missing near the tip but the snap works fine. Ref: Cole III pg 61 #3---------$ 110.00
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9.  WWII EGW Fighting Knife-----The blade is 7 3/8" long with some crude sharpening. It is marked "E.G.W. / Knife" at the ricasso. The letter handle is clean and solid. It comes with the original sheath that has a name on the face and marked "227S" at the top. The snap works fine. Ref: Cole III pg 193-------$ 110.00
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10.  SOLD-----------------------------------------WWII Williams Bros Fighting Knife-----The blade is 6" long with light sharpening marks. You can very faintly see the etched Williams mark on the blade. The leather handle is in exc condition. It comes with the original scabbard that has a couple stitches separated near the tip. Ref: Cole IV pg 166-----Scarce Knife-----$ 135.00
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11.  WWII M4 Utica Bayonet----Minty----The blade is 6 3/4" long and unused. The guard is marked "U.S.M4 / Utica". The leather handle is in excellent plus condition. It comes with an early M8A1 scabbard without the metal tip. It also has the original rawhide tie-down. Ref: Cole III pg 107 #8------Minty-----$ 205.00
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12.  Gerber Mark II---1980 Mint In The Box----The blade is 6 7/8" long and mint. It has the Gerber mark on one side and "099244" on the other. The black handle is perfect. It comes with a mint Gerber marked leather sheath complete with lacings. The original box contains the Gerber booklet dated 6/80, foam liner and plastic sleeve for the scabbard. The box is marked to the knife. -------Mint------$ 375.00
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13.  WWII Western L77 Commando----The blue blade is 6 7/8" long with light sharpening marks. It is full and retains aprox 20 % original blue finish. The guard and pommel are tight. The leather handle is solid. It comes with the original Western double stitch scabbard that was embellished with rawhide lacing. Ref: Cole III pg 61 #5-----$ 250.00
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14.  Vietnam Marble's Pilots Knife---Nice-----The blue blade is 6" long with some careful sharpening that I think was done with fine sandpaper.  It retains at least 50% original blue with no rust or pitting. It is marked "Marble's / Gladstone / Mich,U.S.A." at the ricasso. The leather handle is clean and solid. It comes with the original scabbard that is in exc plus condition. It is complete with gray stone. Ref: Cole III pg 147------Nice Knife-------$ 575.00
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15.  WWII Robeson Mark 1----Exc-----The bright blade is 5 1/8" long and unused. The blade has some streaking and motteling. It is marked "Robeson Shuredge / No. 20" on one side and "U.S.N." on the other. The leather handle is clean and solid. It has a wood pommel with no damage. It comes with the original scabbard that is complete. Ref: Cole III pg 83 #29------$ 125.00
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16. SOLD------------------------------------Mike Silvey Fighter---Mint-----The blade is 7 3/8" long and has the Silvey mark near the ricasso. It has a double nickel silver guard and a stag handle with finger grooves. The handle is a very nice piece of stag with thong hole and thong. It comes with a heavy duty tooled and riveted sheath with the Silvey mark on the back.-----Very Nice Fighter------$ 625.00
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17.  SOLD--------------------------------------WWII Theater Fighting Knife----The heavy blade is 5 5/8" long with use and sharpening. It has a brass guard with fiber and aluminum spacers for the handle. It has a large aluminum pommel with a lead plug in the top. The finger grooves and aluminum spacers remind me of a Shipley knuckle knife. It comes with the original scabbard.-----$ 45.00
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18.  Model 1917 Plumb Bolo-----Minty----The blade is 10 1/4" long and unused. It is marked "Plumb / St Louis / 1918" on one side and "U.S. Mod / 1917 C.T." on the other. The wood handles are clean with no damage. It comes with the original scabbard that is marked "A.K.Co. / 1919 / P.J.P." on the back. Ref: Cole III pg 21 #5----Minty----$ 250.00
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19. SOLD------------------------------------------WWII Theater Fighting Knife----The double edge blade is 8 1/2" long with use and light sharpening. The guard is brass with a fiber and aluminum handle. It comes with the original leather scabbard that is complete. --------Decent Large Fighter--------$ 85.00
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20.  WWII 3rd Pattern F/S----Exc Plus-----The blade is 7" long and unused. The guard has the England mark. The 3rd Pattern handle has a #4 mold mark. It comes with a very nice original scabbard with the elastic separated. ------Nice F/S------$ 235.00
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21.  WWII Theater Made Knuckle Knife-----The blade is 7 3/4" long and made from a sturdy saw bade. It has some sharpening and old pitting. The very nice aluminum knuckle handle is cast to the blade. It comes with the original scabbard that is well made and complete.-------$ 410.00                                                 Note: No Paypal On This Item.
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22.  SOLD-----------------------------------------Ek Commando Micarta Boot Knife----Mint In The Box----The double edge blade is 3 1/2" long and has the Ek mark at the ricasso. The handles are black micarta with unusual grooves near the guard. It comes with a mint leather sheath and original box.-----Mint-----$ 165.00
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23.  WWII Pal RH 36----The blade is 6 1/4" long with use and sharpening. It is marked "RH Pal 36" at the ricasso. The leather handle is clean and solid with some dings. It comes with the original scabbard that is complete. It has an EGA device on the front and some art work. Ref: Cole III pg 67------$ 90.00
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24.   WWII Theater Knuckle Knife-----The sturdy blade is 7 3/4" long with a 3" false edge. It has use and sharpening. The knuckle bow is blued steel with 3 points. The handle is maroon fiber that is pinned. It comes with a Marble's sheath that is complete. The grip strap snap has the Marble's mark. The small tag that is attached to the knuckle bow is marked "Riddell"---no doubt from John Riddell's collection. I have another one of these knives with a double edge blade, so several were made.--------$ 365.00                       Note: No Paypal On This Item.
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25.  WWII Robeson Mark 1-----The bright blade is 5" long with light sharpening marks at the cutting edge. It is marked "Robeson Shuredge / No.20" on one side and nothing on the other. The leather handle is clean and solid. It comes with a later replacement sheath. Cole IV pg 71 #41-------Scarce Marking-------$ 85.00
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26.  Vietnam Special Forces Mill Scale Round Tip Bolo----Mint----The early Mill Scale finish blade is 11" long and mint. The wood handles are perfect with original leather thong. It comes with the correct and minty 2 rivet sheath. Ref: Silvey Vietnam pg 40-----Mint Early Round Tip Bolo-----$ 550.00
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27.  WWII US Navy Survival Kit Knife-----The blade is 4 3/4" long with careful sharpening up to the center line. It is marked with a nice deep stamp "United / G.R. Mich.". The saw blade is complete and unused. The grips are fine with no damage. Ref: Cole III pg 141 #3-----$ 100.00
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28.  WWII Kabar Fighting Knife----The bright blade is 6" long with some light sharpening marks, otherwise it is in excellent plus condition. The guard has the Ka-Bar mark. The leather handle is solid with some dings. It comes with the original scabbard that is complete. Ref: Cole III pg 67 ---------$ 150.00
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29.  WWII Case Knife----The bright blade is 5" long and marked "Case" at the ricasso. The full blade has some use and sharpening marks. The leather handle is clean and solid. It has a plastic pommel with the initials "GG" in the top. There is a small mark on the back side of the blade and I believe he was initially going to put the GG mark there. It comes with a nice theater made scabbard. ---Ref: Silvey WWII pg 91----$ 150.00
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30.  WWII Case Army Air Force Survival Machete----The blue blade is 10" long with light sharpening and finish loss. The blade is marked "Case XX". The wood handles are in excellent condition with no damage. It comes with the original blade guard. Ref: Cole III pg 139 #5--------$ 105.00
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Miscellaneous Knife Related Items                       jrg@woh.rr.com

 

80. "A NEW BOOK"---SOG Knife Collector is a new book by Michael W. Silvey in the military knife series. It covers a narrow area of collecting and helps the collector identify honest specimens and dis-tinguish them from fakes. The for-mat is 8.5 inches by 11 inches and is all in color. The soft cover book is less than fifty pages but includes all the know variations of SOG knives. The information covered by this book will be valuable to both the new and advanced collector. The printing is limited to 2,000 copies. The book retails for $20 plus shipping. Whole-sale prices are available on request.
Mike Silvey at m.silvey@comcast.net.
Michael W. Silvey
6908 Diamond Court
Pollock Pines, CA 95726
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81. Reference Book-----"The Randall Chronicles" by Pete Hamilton.  Hardbound with dust jacket----160 pages. Many pictures of the shop and making of Randall knives. Dating knives by spacers, stones, sheaths, etc. Also shows many rare Randall's. --$ 50.00
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82. Reference Book--KNIVES of the United States Military WORLD WAR II”, is hardbound, 8.5 by 11 inch format, containing 250 pages.  There are 240 full page color plates depicting the knives of World War II displayed against a background of wartime accouterments and memorabilia.  More than 425 knives are displayed. Included are those knives provided by the military as standard issue and knives with very limited issue like those provided to the Marine Raiders, the First Special Service Force, or the OSS.  Also depicted are knives issued by the Allies as well as those privately purchased by servicemen and those handmade by GI’s in their spare time.  This book is a great reference for collectors.   To order send $59.95 plus $5 shipping to:
Mike Silvey
6908 Diamond Court
Pollock Pines, CA 95726
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83. Reference Book--“Pocket Knives of the United States Military” is the latest book by Michael W. Silvey in his series on U.S. military knives.  This book is hardbound, 7 X 8 inch format, 135 pages of rich color photographs.  It is a historical chronology beginning with the first folders of the early 1800’s and ending with the high tech knives of the twenty first century.   Almost 200 different issue knives are displayed including several that have never been shown in any previous publications.  The book will delight pocket knife collectors in general and will be a rare treat and a great reference for those who collect U.S. military knives. Send $24.95 plus $5 shipping to:
Mike Silvey
6908 Diamond Court
Pollock Pines, CA 95726

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84.  FAKE F/S--The following information is being presented in the hope that other collectors will not get burnt:
Fake 2nd Pattern F/S--Made to be a Free French  Variation--The 6 7/8" blade is blackened, under the black is what appears to be a copper plating or coating. The guard has a small Broad Arrow on the top side. The blackened knurled grip has a large Cross  imbedded in the knurling. The Cross is aprox 1/2" tall and 3/8" wide.  After talking with a couple friends, John Fischer and Tom Parker and re-reading a section of Ron Flook's book, I have come to the conclusion that this thing is bogus.
This additional information came from fellow collector Kerry Gordon.  (thanks Kerry)
I just thought that you might like to know that you weren't the only one ever caught with one of these - not only do I have the French version but I also have one with the Belgian Rampant Lion stamped into the hilt.

The real give away with these is that the blade tang doesn't run all the way through the pommel nut, there's about two threads empty at the end of the nut.  The other thing is that the brass pommel nuts are painted with gloss black paint rather than blackened.

Someone spent a lot of time and effort on these, the blades really are tinned under the blackening and the hilts are blackened brass that is reasonable well checkered.

 

For information or questions contact:

JOHN R. GIBSON
PO BOX 311

Germantown, OH 45327
e-mail:  jrg@woh.rr.com
To order or inquire about a knife, please send me an email.
Voice Mail: (937)-307-2815
 

GARY RULEFORD
PO BOX 381
Bixby, OK 74008
e-mail: zruleford@aol.com
phone: (918)814-5519

 


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Links

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U.S. Military Knives
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The Dog Tag
www.thedogtag.com

1898 Colts
www.1898colts.com

Vietnam War Militaria
www.vietnamwarmilitaria.com

Elite Military Knives
www.elitemilitaryknives.com

M9 Bayonet-Survival Knife
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Military Fighting Knives
From the Collection of John Gibson